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Gavin Turk


Art on A Postcard

£175.00 GBP

Limited Edition Print

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    About the Artist

    Gavin Turk (b 1967) is a British born, international artist. He has pioneered many forms of contemporary British sculpture now taken for granted, including the painted bronze, the waxwork, the recycled art-historical icon and the use of rubbish in art.

    Turk’s installations and sculptures deal with issues of authorship, authenticity and identity. Concerned with the ‘myth’ of the artist and the ‘authorship’ of a work, Turk’s engagement with this modernist, avant-garde debate stretches back to the ready-mades of Marcel Duchamp.

    In 1991, the Royal College of Art refused Turk a degree on the basis that his final show, ‘Cave’, consisted of a whitewashed studio space containing only a blue heritage plaque commemorating his presence ‘Gavin Turk worked here 1989-91'. Instantly gaining notoriety through this installation, Turk was spotted by Charles Saatchi and has since been exhibited by many major galleries and museums throughout the world.

    Turk has recently been commissioned to make several public sculptures including Nail, a 12-meter sculpture at One New Change, next to St Paul’s cathedral, London, England. In 2013 Prestel published Turk’s first major monograph, showcasing more than two decades of his work and in 2014 Trolley Books published ‘This Is Not A Book About Gavin Turk’ which playfully explores themes associated with the artist’s work via thirty notable contributors.

    2010 Honorary Doctorate in Arts, University of East London
    2007 Charles Wollaston Award, Royal Academy of Arts
    2001 Jack Goldhill Sculpture Prize, Royal Academy of Arts


    Limited Edition

    This is a limited edition print of 50. Signed and numbered by the artist.

    Digital inkjet Archival Print on Somerset Satin Enhanced 330 gsm paper, deckled edge

    Size: 22 x 21 cm

  • Art on a Postcard